BVI Transportation News

$70 Million Drake’s Landing Development on Tortola Still in the Works!

August 4th, 2019

The developers of a planned $70 million resort and residential community on Tortola say that the project is still underway. Now dubbed Drake's Landing, after the English explorer Sir Francis Drake, the...

The West End Ferry Terminal on Tortola is Now Open for Business!

August 2nd, 2019

After nearly two years of being closed to public ferries, the West End Ferry Terminal finally resumed its operations on August 1st. In a statement in the House of Assembly this week, the Premier said,...

U.S. News & World Report Names the BVI #1 in Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean!

July 21st, 2019

The best place to visit in the Caribbean is the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the world’s best vacation destinations. The BVI was ranked #1...

July 14th, 2019

Since the hurricanes struck, BVI Traveller has been covering the recovery effort with daily reports on businesses that have rebuilt and reopened for tourists. With reports on over 500 businesses completed...

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Norman Island to Become a $200 Million High-End Resort!

June 30th, 2019

With a view towards improving the territory's international reputation as a tourism destination, the BVI Government on November 22, 2018 signed an agreement for the Norman Island Development Project whose...

Hot Off the Press… The ‘Willy T’ to Return to Its Original Location Off Norman Island!

June 6th, 2019

This great news for all wannabe pirates and fans of the legendary Willy T floating bar and restaurant. The BVI Government announced today that the Willy T will be returning to its original spot off Norman...

Temporary West End Ferry Terminal to Open for Passenger Traffic by August!

June 2nd, 2019

According to a May 30th article in  The BVI Beacon , Premier Andrew Fahie has promised to have a temporary ferry terminal erected and for the port to be reopened for passenger traffic by August of this...

June 1st, 2019

After two years without regular air service, Cape Air is returning to Virgin Gorda. In an Cape Air press release on March 4, 2019 they stated, "Cape Air continues its support to the Caribbean region by...

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Plans Are Underway to Remove Over 200 Wrecked and Abandoned Boats in BVI!

May 26th, 2019

According to a May 15th article published in the BVI Beacon, plans are underway to finally remove over 200 wrecked and abandoned boats that still remain after Irma.

The Flamingo Population is Growing on Anegada!

May 11th, 2019

What is a flock of flamingos called? A group of flamingos is, most amazingly, called a "flamboyance" of flamingos. Both flamingo and flamboyance come from words referring to fire. Anegada is home to the...

Good News… Barges Continue to Transport Metal and Derelict Cars Out of the BVI!

April 24th, 2019

BVI Traveller was on Tortola in March and noticed more barges been loaded with scraps of metal and crushed cars from the Pockwood Pond and Cox Heath dumps.